Speaker: Acsády László
Department: Dept. of Cellular and Network Biol., Hungarian Ac.
Subject: Dual inhibitory of thalamocortical circuits.
Location: Queridozaal (Erasmus MC)
Author: Kristian Blom… 686 more words
Breathlessness can be many things. For example, it can be the shortness of breath after exercise – short-lived and laced with endorphins – or it can be the frightening gasping for breath experienced by patients with a range of diseases from cardiac failure and cancer to respiratory disease. 1,600 more words
Hey guys, I hope you’re all keeping well! :D It goes without saying that my blogging hasn’t been the most prolific lately, which I apologise for (things have been crazy busy), but there’s nothing like a new post popping up out of the blue either, eh? 994 more words
Posted comment on ´Frequency-selective control of cortical and subcortical networks by central thalamus` by J. Liu, H.J. Lee, A.J. Weitz, Z. Fang, P. Lin, M. Choy, R. 2,060 more words
So re-reading Edelson and Tononi’s book, A Universe of Consciousness: How Matter Becomes Imagination, I began thinking about the connectome. In previous posts (5/31/15, 6/29/15, 9/23/15) I have talked about how the connectome is the dynamic set of connections and neural activity that is ongoing, shaped by experience, flexible enough for cogitating new circumstances yet set deeply enough to maintain personality, cognitive skills, and autobiographical memory over a lifetime and even beyond when you consider the young lady (see post 1/10/15) who was chilled to death for some hours and then revived well enough with therapeutic help to recover her self more or less completely over time. 647 more words